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Bike Shorts Are The New Black Leggings, According To These A-List Celebs

For months now Kim Kardashian West has been leading the pack (and arguably invented) one of the biggest trends of 2018, bike shorts. Along with her, celebs Kylie Jenner, Emily Ratajkowski, Khloe Kardashian, Gigi Hadid, and Hailey Baldwin have also followed suit—along with thousands of fashion influencers on Instagram. From high-waisted bike shorts to leather bike shorts, we’ve found eight pairs of celeb-approved bike shorts that are perfect for you to get in on this hot trend.

Best for Copying Kim: The OG Kardashian Bike Shorts

Grey, seamless Kim Kardashian bike shorts from Yeezy

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You know what they say, go big or go home! If you’re wanting the exact pair of bike shorts Kim Kardashian has posted all over her Instagram, look no further than Kanye West’s Yeezy Supply collection. She’s proudly repped her husband’s brand since the beginning, and who can resist how comfy she looks in his monochromatic designs. These bike shorts are definitely a splurge, but the Kardashian athleisure outfit inspiration on the internet is endless.

Get it! Yeezy Supply Bike Shorts, $200

Photo: Yeezy Supply

Best for a Night Out: Leather Bike Shorts

Black faux leather bike shorts

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Hitting the town for a girls-night-out and needing a new outfit for turning heads? We got you. Put down your overworn skirt and take a walk on the wild side with these curve enhancing faux leather bike shorts. They’re engineered to cinch your waist giving an emphasized hourglass shape that you’ll want to show off. Wear with a bodysuit and heels and get ready for a night of free drinks and fun!

Get it! PrettyLittleThing Black Leather Bike Shorts, $25

Photo: PrettyLittleThing

Best for a Sweat Sesh: Lululemon Bike Shorts

Woman wearing jet blue Lululemon bike shorts with cell phone slot

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So you’re a gym rat (we mean that in the nicest way possible) and want a bike short that’s not only on trend for daywear, but can handle a HIIT workout like a boss. Enter: Lululemon’s Strength Short. It’s made for training at the gym or track with moisture-wicking fabric and slots for your phone and keys! For daytime, wear with a chic graphic tee and chunky sneakers, and when you’re heading to the gym pull on a sports bra and running shoes.

Get it! Lululemon Strength Short, $68

Photo: Lululemon

Best Blast from the Past: Urban Outfitters Floral Bike Shorts

Woman wearing floral bike shorts and sports bra with medium-wash denim jacket

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It’s undeniable that the ’80s fashion has made a comeback this year on the runways, and who better to take on the bike shorts trend than hipster home Urban Outfitters. Perfect for weekly trips to the indie bookstore downtown, these floral printed shorts look right at home styled as seen with a matching bra top and denim jacket, or add a loose fitting chambray shirt to mimic Gigi Hadid’s style at the U.S. Open this year. You’ll look stylish and right at home as you find a chair to curl up into with your new read and a triple, venti, soy, no foam latte.

Get it! Urban Outfitters Bike Shorts, $29

Photo: Urban Outfitters

Best Bang for Your Buck: Forever 21 Bike Shorts Set

Woman wearing burgundy crop top and bike shorts set with black denim jacket and gold hoop earrings

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Sometimes matchy-matchy is the way to be. Case in point: this dynamic duo of a set. This crop top and bike shorts set is a two-in-one shopping gift at just $25. It relieves your shade-matching worries and comes in not only this gorgeous deep burgundy but a cool olive as well. Toss a jacket on over top with some chunky boots for your next night time concert, or wear them separately for all kinds of outfit opportunities.

Get it! Forever 21 Bike Shorts Set, $25

Photo: Forever 21

Best for Going Bold: No Speed Limit Bike Shorts

Woman wearing checker patterned bike shorts with matching bralette top

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For the girl who can go zero to a hundred real quick, these finish-line checkered bike shorts are more than ideal. These fast-paced shorts make for first-place styling: Go bare with a matching bralette top and black high-waist undergarments or throw on a crewneck, fanny pack, and heels. If you’re debating on these knockout bike shorts, you better be quick because just like it says on the waistband, these leggings are gonna go “Super Fast”.

Get it! No Speed Limit Bike Shorts, $20

Photo: Dolls Kill

Best for Staying In Place: David Lerner High-Waisted Bike Shorts

Woman wearing black high waisted bike shorts with a white top and black sneakers

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There are a couple key elements to bike shorts: skin-tight, mid-thigh length, and high-waisted upper band. These shorts hit on all those key points, and do them well. The leg length is just right, the high waistband is thick and long enough to reach any belly button, and the fabric is constructed of nylon and spandex for a sleek and supportive fit. It’s a classic style that goes with any look and also comes in heather grey and nude, if you’re daring enough.

Get it! David Lerner Seamless Bike Shorts, $48

Photo: Nordstrom

Best for Extended Sizes: Torrid Bike Short

Woman wearing black sports bra, black bike shorts, and tennis shoes

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Like many girls who have worn spandex bottoms before, nothing is more embarrassing than stepping out the door only to realize that your opaque bottoms are see-through. Rather than risk public exposure, snag a pair of these five-star, rave-reviewed bike shorts from Torrid. These shorts are littered with compliments for having amazing four-way stretch, thick soothing fabric, and unflinching fit that doesn’t ride up or fall down.

Get it! Torrid Bike Short, $42.90 $30.03

Photo: Torrid

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Bike Shorts Are The New Black Leggings, According To These A-List Celebs
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